Internet responds to the end of the world

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 22 December 2012

Yeah, yeah, we get it. Everyone’s going ad nauseam with their sarcasm about the Dec 21 doomsday prophecy. But you’ve just got to love some of the pretty funny pop-culture takes that netizens have about the impending event of the year. Here are some of our favourites.

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The latest online meme? Dogshaming, of course!

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 22 August 2012

What’s not to love about a Tumblr full of photos of dogs being (delicately) shamed by their owners. Yes, we’re sold. From pee-ers to humpers, cat chasers to tissue eaters, no dog act is spared the rod. LOL, indeed.

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The PBS Off Book series takes on Memes

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By Heath Fradkoff in Video on Wednesday 24 August 2011

Memes — creative elements passed virally from person to person — have become commonplace across the Internet, ping-ponging from community to community. In this piece, the latest in the PBS Off Book series, artists and trend researchers dig into this phenomenon, explore the origins of recent Memes, and contemplate the appeal of mass-collaboration.

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